servitor

servitor

[sur-vi-ter]
noun
1.
a person who is in or at the service of another; attendant.
2.
a glass worker who blocks the gather and does the preliminary blowing of glass for the gaffer.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English servitour < Anglo-French < Late Latin servītor, equivalent to Latin servī(re) to serve + -tor -tor

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servitor (ˈsɜːvɪtə)
 
n
archaic a person who serves another
 
[C14: from Old French servitour, from Late Latin servītor, from Latin servīre to serve]

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Servitor definition


occurs only in 2 Kings 4:43, Authorized Version (R.V., "servant"). The Hebrew word there rendered "servitor" is elsewhere rendered "minister," "servant" (Ex. 24:13; 33:11). Probably Gehazi, the personal attendant on Elisha, is here meant.

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